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FOCUS In the 2008 Umno polls, Khairy Jamaluddin defeated two candidates to clinch the coveted Umno Youth post. One of them was Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s son Mukhriz.

This left the former Umno president seething.

Now with Akhramsyah Muammar Ubaidah Sanusi announcing that he would battle for the Youth post in next month's party polls, it appears that the Mahathir factor is once again at work.